Disney’s High School Musical 2 will be performed on Friday, July 27 at 4pm at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan Festival Theatre Tent in Waveny Park New Canaan. The show features the Summer Theatre of New Canaan Junior Company of actors. These talented young actors in 5th – 8th grades have rehearsed for three weeks along side the Summer Theatre’s actors, choreographer Doug Shankman and directors Melody Meitrott Libonati and Jodi Stevens Bryce. The Junior Company performance is open to all and admission is free to the public.
Featured in the company are Alexandra Allen: Sharpay Evans, Mallory Bennhoff: Jenny Scott Claire Brunner: Peaches (Sharpette), Allison Demers: Gabriella Montez, Caitlin Golynker: Martha Cox, Halley Jeffrey: Violet (Sharpette), Caitlin Golynker: Martha Cox, Halley Jeffrey: Violet (Sharpette), Caroline Kelly: Lily (Sharpette), Claire Leville: Blossom (Sharpette), Johnny Renda: Ryan Evans, Grace Rucci: Kelsi Nielsen, Chase Jansen: Troy Bolton, Johann George: Chad Danforth
The Junior Company is part of the Summer Theatre educational outreach and pre-school through young adult programs. These programs include:
Theatre for a Young Audience series based on popular culture professionally presented to provide a rich in quality theatre experience for pre- and early school age children.
The Junior Company for middle school students learn fundamentals in acting and performance as well a presenting a show working alongside theater professionals.
The High School Apprentice Theatre Intensive which is a pre-college acting/theatre program and The DramaRamas Special Kids acting company for children 8-18 and the Professional College Internship program.
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is a professional non-profit theatre company based in New Canaan, Connecticut and is a 501 (c) (3) corporation. More info about the Summer Theatre of New Canaan can be found by visiting stonc.org or calling 203-966-4634.
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Cast of the Summer Theatre of New Canaan Junior Company’s production of Disney’s High School Musical 2. Presented July 27 at 4pm at the Festival Tent Theatre as part of the Summer Theatre of New Canaan’s Festival at Waveny Park. Admission is Free.